The longlists for the Carnegie Medal and the Greenaway Medal have been announced - and it's a cracking list of books, mostly for older readers.
Barry Hutchison's new series about the hapless Benjamin Blank launches this week with The Shark-Headed Bear Thing, published by Nosy Crow
Lari Don has a busy schedule visiting schools and libraries with events for her readers - of all ages. She loves the immediacy of the events, the opportunity to witness readers' responses to her books.
Another moving response to Tanya Landman's novel, Buffalo Soldier (Walker Books)